ADVISORY, Nov. 3, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
What: Bolsa de Valores de Colombia (BVC) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. In honor of the occasion, Juan Pablo Cordoba, Chief Executive Officer of Bolsa de Valores de Colombia, will preside over the The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell. In the week of September 1, 2008, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. and BVC achieved a significant milestone with the launch of BVC's new market for derivatives, based on a trading engine provided by NASDAQ OMX. BVC went live with a cash equities market on February 9, 2009 which also uses NASDAQ OMX technology. The new trading platform is part of BVC's ongoing initiative to grow its position in the South American exchange market. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 at 9:15 - 9:30 a.m. ET Contacts: Carlos Barrios firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Robert Madden (646) 441-5045 Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com
The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.
An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
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The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,700 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).